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  • PSR/Florida is proud to introduce the 2014-2015 USF Health Student Chapter Leadership

    The students will participate in Earth Days activities to help educate the public on the importance of protecting Mother Earth. They will also be selling Earth Day T-shirts that they designed. Look for Jennifer Le's Letter to the Editor which we expect to be published soon. And stay tuned for the documentary screening of Chasing Ice to be scheduled in May. Details to come.
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  • Florida PSR's Dr. Ron Saff Speaks Out Against Keystone XL Pipeline

    Florida PSR steering committee member Dr. Ron Saff testified against HB 281, which would encourage the president to give approval to the pipeline project. Dr. Saff said, "We should decrease our addiction to oil, not increase it with the Keystone pipeline."

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  • Florida PSR Hosts Fracking Expert

    PSR/Florida sponsored Craig Stevens, Groundswell Rising Community Outreach Coordinator to come to Tallahassee to help us educate members of the legislature on the dangers of hydraulic fracturing. Mr. Stevens along with Susie Caplowe and Allen Henry met with an impressive number of Democratic and Republican legislators and presented the legislators and office staff with a packet of PSR brochures, resources and position papers.

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  • Florida PSR's Kids Klinic Serves Homeless Kids

    SPSR established the Kids Klinic at a homeless shelter 5 years ago. Students had approached PSR mentor, Dr. Lynn Ringenberg, asking to work with homeless kids, since they get little exposure to pediatric patients their first 2 years of medical school.

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Nuclear Weapons

The nuclear weapons danger is real and growing: nuclear terrorism, proliferation, and thousands of weapons still on hair-trigger alert in the United States and Russia. Fortunately, there also are new opportunities to eliminate this threat.

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Environment and Health

Toxics and global warming create pervasive threats to health. PSR responds via chemical policy reform, climate policy advocacy, practitioner education, and “Code Black,” a campaign to reduce pollution and global warming.

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Safe Energy

The Safe Energy program focuses on protecting public health, taxpayer dollars, and national security by preventing the construction of expensive, dirty, and dangerous new nuclear reactors.

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Latest News & Events

  • Work to protect the environment
    April 18, 2014

    A letter on what we can do to help the environment, by Cindy Nguyen, Thanhnga Doan, Manjari Pedapudi, Camille Imbo and Jennifer Le, Student Physicians for Social Responsibility, USF College of Medicine.

    Source: Tampa Bay Times
  • Florida PSR Hosts Fracking Expert
    March 7, 2014

    PSR/Florida sponsored Craig Stevens, Groundswell Rising Community Outreach Coordinator to come to Tallahassee to help us educate members of the legislature on the dangers of hydraulic fracturing.

  • The Need for Chemical Reform
    February 7, 2014

    PSR/Florida has been advocating for toxic chemical reform for years, providing education and resources to healthcare professionals and the public and briefing members of Congress.

Resources

  • Pediatric Environmental Health Toolkit Pediatric Environmental Health Toolkit

    The Toolkit is a combination of easy-to-use reference guides for health providers and user-friendly health education materials on preventing exposures to toxic chemicals and other substances that affect infant and child health. Read more »

  • Dr. Yolanda Whyte's Comments to EPA

    Yolanda Whyte, MD, a Board member of PSR Florida. These are her comments before an EPA hearing on water pollution from coal plants on July 9, 2013. Read more »

  • Thank You for supporting us in 2012!

    In 2012, we saw members and chapters across the country work together to make a difference. Watch this video to see some of the scenes from our expert tours, testimony, Facebook chats and media outreach. Read more »


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The Need for Chemical Reform

PSR/Florida has been advocating for toxic chemical reform for years, providing education and resources to healthcare professionals and the public and briefing members of Congress.

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Contact

Marybeth Dunn
PSR/Florida, P.O. Box 13901
Tampa, Florida 33681-3901
813-444-2750